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Charleston Museum Civil War Photographs

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Meeting Street
Meeting Street Caption: 'No.5. South Carolina Institute Hall--Charleston, S.C. This spacious and elegant Hall was situated on the east side of Meeting Street, between Queen and Cumberland Streets. It was begun in March, 1853, and finished in December, 1854. This Hall obtained great celebrity, especially in a national point of view. Being the most commodious Hall in the city, accommodating some twenty-five hundred persons on the main floor and gallery, it was selected as the place of meeting of the Democratic National Convention, which assembled in Charleston on Tuesday, the 24th of April, 1860...' This is a stereograph image which measures 3 1/2" X 7".
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Broad Street
Broad Street Caption: 'War Views. No.190. View on Broad Street--looking East, Charleston.' This is a stereograph image which measures 3 1/2" X 7".
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Meeting Street
Meeting Street Caption: 'No.610--Ruins of Circular Church and Secession Hall.' Handwritten on reverse: 'A.A. Campbell, Charleston, S.C. March 5.1868.' This is a stereograph image which measures 3 1/2" X 7".
4.
East Bay Street
East Bay Street Caption: 'War Views. No.179. Ruins of the Northeastern Railway Depot, Charleston.' This is a stereograph image which measures 3 1/2" X 7". Date assumed to be 1865.
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East Bay Street
East Bay Street Handwritten on reverse: 'Northeastern R.R. station, Charleston, S.C. after explosion of 1865.' This is a carte-de-visite that measures 2 1/2" X 4".
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Broad Street
Broad Street View of the ruins of St. Finbar's Cathedral, corner of Broad and Legare Streets [where St. John's Cathedral now stands]. Destruction is from the fire of December 1861. Handwritten on reverse: 'A.A. Campbell, Charleston, S.C. March 5. 1868.' This is a stereograph image which measures 3 1/2" X 7".
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Broad Street
Broad Street Caption: 'No.6. Ruins of St. Finbar's Cathedral, Charleston, S.C. These ruins can be seen at the corner of Broad and Friend Streets. It fell a prey to the terrible conflagration of December, 1861. The corner-stone was laid in August, 1852, and it was dedicated in April, 1854. It occupies the site of the old St. Finbar's, a wooden building..' This is a stereograph image which measures 3 1/2" X 7".